Clermont County under a level 3 public emergency

Governor Mike DeWine announced on July 9, 2020 that Clermont County was at a level 3 Public Emergency under the new Ohio Public Health Advisory System.

The new advisory system is a color-coded system that can be used by local communities to help make decisions based on the COVID-19 risk level for each county.

The risk levels are determined by seven alert indicators. Those indicators are:

For more information on each of the seven alert indicators, click here.

A county that meets 4 or 5 of the above indicators will be under a level 3 public emergency.

As of July 7, Clermont County met the threshold for 5 of the 7 indicators including:

For a list of the full Clermont County data profile, click here.

Under the new guidance, all counties under a level 3 public emergency will have a mask order. Citizens are required to wear masks inside buildings or outside where social distancing is not possible. The order takes effect in Clermont County at 6 p.m. on July 10, 2020.

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